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Olmsted Park Landscape Restoration

| Park Established 1890 |

Landscape rehabilitation including woodlands restoration, stair stabilization, and landscape improvements.

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The landscape rehabilitation project within the Emerald Necklace's Olmsted Park in the upland area around Ward's Pond and Nickerson Hill will address several historic staircases, vegetation rehabilitation, pathway and trail improvements.

The work shall be consistent with the Secretary of Interior's Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties Guidelines for the Treatment of Cultural Landscapes, Boston Landmarks Commission Standards and Criteria and the Emerald Necklace Master Plan.

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Project information
  • Project status: Complete
  • Construction budget: $ 1,232,000
  • Project features: Natural area, Passive use
  • Consultant: Pressley Associates, Inc.
  • Contractor: SumCo Eco-Contracting

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